Janibek Alimkhanuly and Vincenzo Gualtieri squared off in the primary occasion dwell on ESPN from Fort Bend County Epicenter in Rosenberg, TX on Saturday, October 14. The competition featured undefeated WBO middleweight champion of Kazakhstan up in opposition to unbeaten IBF 160-pound titleholder of Germany.
The scheduled for 12 rounds world championship unification ended half approach by. Alimkhanuly dominated Gualtieri, which led to referee David Fields calling it a day at 1 minute and 25 seconds into the sixth spherical.
With the victory by TKO, Oxnard, California-based Janibek Alimkhanuly improved to 15-0, 10 KOs and remained undefeated. The 30-year-old native of Zhilandy, Kazakhstan retained his WBO middleweight title and claimed the IBF 160-pound belt.
Submit-win Alimkhanuly mentioned he was trying to safe all 4 main titles and grow to be the undisputed champion.
“That is my type of preventing,” Janibek mentioned. “That is Qazaq type, and that is what I’ll proceed to do.”
“We knew from the start that he wasn’t going to battle again. He was ready as a result of he thought I used to be going to get drained. However I didn’t get drained.”
“We want to add one other two belts to this assortment. We hope that our promoter Prime Rank can set up that.”
Vincenzo Gualtieri dropped to 21-1-1, 7 KOs. The 30-year-old of Wuppertal, Germany suffered his first profession defeat and misplaced the title.
“Congratulations to Janibek,” Gualtieri mentioned. “He was higher tonight. However I believe it was slightly bit early to finish the battle. However he was higher in the present day.”
In Australia, the occasion aired dwell on Sunday, October 15.
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